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INDIANAPOLIS -- Bob Kravitz was so close to history at the old Richfield Coliseum on May 7, 1989, that he almost could have reached out and touched it. Three decades later, what his mind conjures as much as the sight of Michael Jordan rising over Craig Ehlo is the sound that followed The Shot.
For years after Michael Jordan retired from the Chicago Bulls for the second time, fans and media spent much of their time attempting to find Jordan's successor. The player who probably came closest to taking on that mantle was now-retired Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant. Bryant will likely be ...

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the death of Michael Jordan's dad, James Jordan, who was fatally shot while napping on the shoulder of US Highway 74 in North Carolina. The July 23, 1993 murder shocked Chicago and the nation. "Pops," as Michael Jordan would refer to him, was not just any dad.
It has been 15 years since Michael Jordan last graced an NBA court in uniform. The widely considered greatest of all-time is best known for his dominant years with the Chicago Bulls, but Jordan ended his career with two somewhat underwhelming seasons with the Washington Wizards. On April 16, 2003, ...

When the 1972 Los Angeles Lakers went 69-13 (a .841 winning percentage), it appeared to be one of the several NBA records that might be insurmountable, and for a while it was. But 24 years later, on April 21, 1996, Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls surpassed it, beating the Washington Bullets to ...
On this day in 1986, the Chicago Bulls took on the Boston Celtics in the playoffs and Michael Jordan set a record that still stands today. It's only fitting that on a night where the Boston Celtics are playing in a playoff game and the Chicago Bulls are at home watching, that we reminisce about one of the best ...
Donovan Mitchell is the breakout rookie star for the Utah Jazz that nobody saw coming. The No. 13 pick in the 2017 NBA Draft wasn't ever in consideration as a top pick, and now, two games into his first playoff run, he broke Michael Jordan's record for most points by a guard in his first two career ...
Jordan Brand has just unveiled official photos of its upcoming Air Jordan 32 Low "Last Shot" sneakers. The name recalls one of the most iconic moments in NBA history and Michael Jordan's illustrious career: his "last shot" during the 1998 NBA Finals that led the Chicago Bulls to their defeat of the Utah ...
Boston Celtics forward Larry Bird could have sworn the individual who dropped a historic 63 points in a playoff game was actually God dolled up as Chicago Bulls guard Michael Jordan. But quite frankly, if God was going to lace up a pair of sneakers, play a double-overtime contest and break Elgin Baylor's 24-year-old ...
It became one of the most iconic plays in NBA history, but in the moment, on March 12, 1997, Allen Iverson was unaware of what he had done when he crossed up Michael Jordan. Iverson was a rookie, and the Philadelphia 76ers were 16-45. The Chicago Bulls, the defending NBA champions, were 54-8.
Michael Jordan became basketball's ultimate legend pretty much out of the way, and his legacy is something that may never be achieved by any other athlete of any other discipline through history. MJ took the league for assault and became almost unanimously the greatest basketball player in the history of ...
As Tinker Hatfield remembers it, had his initial presentation of the Air Jordan 3 to Michael Jordan gone awry back in 1987, Nike and Jordan Brand might not exist as we know them today. "Michael really did want to leave us at the time," said the legendary Nike designer, who is credited with creating some of the most iconic ...
For Stephen Jackson, this is an important part of the equation, especially when dealing with a trio of players: Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, and Michael Jordan. In Jackson's eyes, they're all players who are in the discussion for being the greatest player of all time, and he's not wrong. But ultimately, there's ...
Michael Jordan seems to find his way into intellectual property matters – and the Ninth Circuit's recent decision in Rentmeester v. Nike, Inc., 2018 U.S. App. LEXIS 4817 (9th Cir. 2018) adds one more to his list even though he was not a party. The case is interesting, however, not just because it involved ...

There are few bigger compliments you can pay someone than calling them the “Michael Jordan of…” whatever it is they do. As the Wall Street Journal noted in 2015, there have been Michael Jordans of jousting, Michael Jordans of yodeling, Michael Jordan's of bagpiping. Jay-Z once called himself the ...
What If: Michael Jordan And Hakeem Olajuwon. What if the Houston Rockets were somehow able to draft both Michael Jordan and Hakeem Olajuwon in the 1984 draft?
SAN FRANCISCO -- An iconic Nike logo of a leaping Michael Jordan that the company has used to market billions of dollars of merchandise didn't violate the copyright of an earlier photograph of the basketball star, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday. The logo was based on a photograph taken by ...
Michael Jordan or LeBron James? It is one of the essential questions in the modern era of sports fandom, encompassing facts and biases, statistics and anecdotal evidence, and the ever-shifting barometer of cultural relevance. It turns friends into foes, barbershops into the site of parliamentary debates, and ...
The GOAT, Michael Jordan, turns 55 on Saturday. And in honor of No. 23, here are 23 things you might not know about His Airness: 1. Since he's now 55, it's only fitting to start by remembering the Double Nickel. It's common knowledge that Jordan's 55-point game at Madison Square Garden in 1995 came ...
One could question whether Shaquille O'Neal's Magic and Lakers were talented enough to be considered super teams. The Hall of Famer joined ESPN's First Take and discussed NBA superstars joining championship caliber teams in pursuit of a ring and he joked about doing that in his own playing days.
Michael Jordan played his final game against the Philadelphia 76ers on April 16, 2003, wrapping up a legendary career. He scored 15 points with 4 rebounds, and 4 assists. Ezra Shaw/Getty. 2/. Today, Jordan is the owner of the Charlotte Hornets. He's widely considered the greatest player of all-time, with six championship ...
February 1, 2004 - Founds Michael Jordan Motorsports, a motorcycle racing team. December 13, 2007 - An Illinois appellate court rules in favor of Jordan in a dispute with a former lover who alleges he promised her $5 million to keep quiet about their affair. January 24, 2009 - Named the new "Chief Wish ...
As a child Michael B Jordan got teased a lot. It was the name. Michael Jordan. Who did he think he was, Michael Jordan? He played basketball in school, just like his namesake, the Chicago Bulls champion and sporting legend. However, kids can be cruel and relentless. At least they were in Jordan's ...
Michael Jordan had a long and grueling road to get to the mountaintop of an NBA championship. It took him seven years to get there as the Chicago Bulls had to face many obstacles along the way that blocked his path to achieving the ultimate prize. There were the Milwaukee Bucks, the Boston Celtics, the ...
Former North Carolina guard Michael Jordan showed off his impressive first step, blew past his defender, sliced down the lane and threw down a one-handed dunk in this ACC Network clip. Jordan turns 55 on Saturday. In the video, Jordan and head coach Dean Smith discuss the move which came out of ...
Runoff from an 18-hole golf course being developed by NBA hall of famer Michael Jordan reportedly was cited for polluting the St. Lucie River on Feb. 2, 2018. The course is being built on a 226-acre site in Hobe Sound, east of Interstate 95 and north of Bridge Road. HANNAH SCHWAB/TCPALM Wochit.
Do You Remember the Time Michael Jordan Wore No. 12? ... Did you know that 28 years ago today Michael Jordan's No. 23 jersey was stolen before the game? Indeed, it was Valentine's Day and the Chicago Bulls were playing the Orlando Magic. The details are a little hazy, but for all we know some ...
"I told my boy the other day, if you could do that, I would have went to Chicago and just played with [Michael Jordan]," O'Neal said. "I didn't know [that was an option]." The comment came as a result of discussing the rumor that the Golden State Warriors could be in play for LeBron James and the four-time ...
Back in February of 1988, 30 years ago, Michael Jordan was in his young and frisky prime. The NBA All-Star Game was held that year in Chicago at the old and raucous Chicago Stadium, Jordan's beloved home that would be torn down a few years later and replaced by the United Center. Suffice it to say, ...
Michael Jordan proves that it's possible to strike gold twice in a lifetime. Not only is the former basketball god super-rich from his Air Jordan shoe brand with Nike, it looks like his investment in the Charlotte Hornets has paid off too. In Forbes' annual NBA franchise valuations, Jordan, the Charlotte Hornets ...
LeBron James and Michael Jordan are often compared. You've heard of these guys, right? They're both excellent basketball men, though Jordan is widely recognized as slightly better. Anyway, their existences have been the building block of many a take, especially on sports-shouting shows (and this very ...
February 1, 2004 - Founds Michael Jordan Motorsports, a motorcycle racing team. December 13, 2007 - An Illinois appellate court rules in favor of Jordan in a dispute with a former lover who alleges he promised her $5 million to keep quiet about their affair. January 24, 2009 - Named the new "Chief Wish ...
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (left) and retired retired professional basketball player Michael Jordan (right). (AP Photos). “The Patriots might've lost this Super Bowl, but Tom Brady is still the greatest quarterback in NFL history,” my hopeless buddy mentioned in his Facebook post, gradually ...
In Cavs rumors, Michael Jordan and Dan Gilbert talked about a Cavs trade for Kemba Walker. How close did they come? How close were the Cleveland Cavaliers to cutting a deal with the Charlotte Hornets for Kemba Walker? Dan Gilbert was negotiation directly with Michael Jordan, according to ESPN's ...
Since 1984, the NBA Slam Dunk Contest has been providing fans with high-flying entertainment. One of the contest's most legendary moments took place in Chicago in 1988. Let's take a look back at one of Air Jordan's most memorable moments as a member of the Chicago Bulls. Chicago has been the ...
Runoff from an 18-hole golf course being developed by NBA hall of famer Michael Jordan reportedly was cited for polluting the St. Lucie River on Feb. 2, 2018. The course is being built on a 226-acre site in Hobe Sound, east of Interstate 95 and north of Bridge Road. HANNAH SCHWAB/TCPALM Wochit.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – Attorneys for a man serving a life sentence for the murder of Michael Jordan's father say their client deserves a new trial because they say someone tampered with evidence. Attorneys for Daniel Green say the autopsy found no hole in James Jordan's shirt that corresponded with the ...
First he mastered basketball, then he tried his hand at baseball. Next up for Michael Jordan is converting his longtime obsession with golf into reality in the form of a golf course. Or so hears The Forecaddie, whose job it is to track such celebrity developments. Which is exactly what Grove XXIII will be when ...
A Wexford Plantation home formerly owned by NBA legend Michael Jordan went on the market in August but was removed through the holiday season. The 3,150-square-foot home was relisted Thursday at $675,000 – a drop from its original price of $749,000, according to Realtor Kelly Ruhlin. Jordan ...
Ever since the New England Patriots beat the Jacksonville Jaguars in the AFC Championship Game, people have been comparing Tom Brady to Michael Jordan. Many have said that, if the Pats beat the Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl LII, Brady will surpass Jordan as the greatest team sports athlete of ...
Never mind that Tinker himself designed and approved it (his distinctive, angular signature is both molded into the plastic hangtag and embroidered on the inside of the tongue), this goes against 30 years of sneaker memory. It's as jarring on first glance as those photos of Michael Jordan playing in a No.
A golf course near Hobe Sound partially owned by basketball legend Michael Jordan is dirtying the South Fork of the St. Lucie River, a state official said Friday. Construction at the golf course being built on 226 acres east of Interstate 95 and north of Bridge Road is putting unacceptable levels of sediment in ...
If there is one player in all of NBA history who many consider to be “untradeable, they might argue that it is none other than Michael Jordan. But there was a time when the most untouchable player of all time was not as valuable as he would eventually become. This was especially true early in his career and ...
Ben Simmons is very good. He's having arguably the greatest rookie season ever and is almost a shoe-in for Rookie of the Year, though Donovan Mitchell is going to give him a run for his money. The weirdest part? He's able to pull off all this wizardry as a 6'10 point guard without a jump shot. Teams sag off ...
The Philadelphia Eagles watch tape and look at statistics. They check for tendencies, scout the advanced numbers, see how things change when the fourth quarter comes around. And they do it all in order to prepare for … near-daily locker-room arguments about LeBron James and Michael Jordan.
Who do you like more, Michael Jordan or Tom Brady? Who is the greatest champion in modern team sports history, MJ or TB12? It's an interesting debate and one that is all the rage this week as Brady's New England Patriots shoot for a sixth Super Bowl title next Sunday in Minneapolis. If the Pats can beat ...
While Michael Jordan spent six years in the NBA before winning his first title, Brady won his in Year 2 -- and in his first year as a starter. Jordan also enjoyed far more continuity in his supporting cast than Brady, who has basically had to deal with significant turnover every year. Finally, Brady has enjoyed ...


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